Lee Konitz: Solos The Jazz Sessions 2010 COMPLETE NTSC MDVDR-WORLDVD
Category Pop Music Videos DVDs, Jazz Movies, Music Video Videos, Music (General), Concert, Performing Arts, Concert Footage, Musicians
Performer(s) Lee Konitz
One of the most individual of all alto saxophone players, the cool-toned LEE KONITZ has always had a strong musical curiosity that has led him to consistently take chances and stretch himself, usually quite successfully. The Jazz Sessions spotlights unaccompanied performances by some of the legends and bright young stars of the jazz world. Designed and recorded specifically for television, SOLOS offers viewers front row seats for an intimate and unique jazz experience. Each program features complete musical pieces, insightful interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage. Shot in stunning HDTV with multiple moving cameras and a medley of elegant cinematic lighting, SOLOS showcases an exciting and dynamic variety of jazz styles - from the blues and boogie-woogie to bebop and the experimental.
Post-bop alto saxophonist Lee Konitz drew a substantial following for his overwhelming musical curiosity -a curiosity that prompted him to stretch himself in some truly surprising directions. He partnered up with giants including Lennie Tristano, Ohad Talmor, Jerry Wald, and many others - a short list which in and of itself illustrates Konitz's remarkable versatility. This JAZZ SESSIONS outing finds Konitz performing pieces including "Kary's Trance," "The Rebirth of Cool," "What's New," "Thinking" and "Improvisation #1."